Authored on: Jul 26, 2013
Federal data is growing at an alarming rate, fed by mobile technology, smart sensors, cloud services and mobile and online interactions. What's more, much of this data is unstructured - data like video, audio, email, sensor data, text messages and social media posts. Unstructured data is much more difficult to store, process and analyze than traditional, structured data from databases and transactional data. The challenge for government agencies is how to use this growing cache, referred to by many as "big data," to drive better decisions and solve problems.
Read this Buyer's Guide to learn how big data analytics can solve government information challenges, along with what to look for in a big data analytics solution.